com·fy | \ˈkəm(p)-fē \
comfier; comfiest

Definition of comfy 

: comfortable a comfy sofa a comfy routine

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Synonyms & Antonyms for comfy


comfortable, cozy, relaxed, snug



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Examples of comfy in a Sentence

couldn't wait to return home and sleep in his own comfy bed customers are not likely to get too comfy in the restaurant's unforgiving chairs

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The buttery-soft fabric is also super comfy to lounge around in. Emily Reed, Outside Online, "Ridge Merino's Jovi Is the Tank of Summer," 6 July 2018 One of the great pleasures of imbibing in safe, comfy surroundings, whether alone or with similarly half-baked friends, is to watch movies. Ed Symkus,, "Pot’s legal in Massachusetts, so celebrate with some stoner flicks.," 28 June 2018 Five bucks gets customers an hour with a book in one of their comfy couches or chairs, and for $15, readers can spend all day lounging in the quiet space, flipping pages. Worked up an appetite bingeing comic books? Agatha French,, "The bookstores of Koreatown," 15 Feb. 2018 Tickets for the shows have been on sale on the club's website: general admission is $50 for entry to the main floor, and comfy leather VIP-level seating is $100. Frances Stead Sellers,, "Stormy Daniels to visit Washington this week — for a strip-club show," 8 July 2018 But Summerfest really, really needed something like this — a relaxing setting to hear some mellow tunes, complemented by a grassy lawn and some comfy lounge seating. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Best and worst of Summerfest Day 1: Kane Brown, Walker Hayes, Jethro Tull and more," 27 June 2018 The Image Direct The Met Gala calls for extravagant gowns but as soon as the red carpet wraps up, stars often change into a comfier look. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "​Blake Lively's Slip Dress Is the Easy Piece You'll Want in Your Spring Wardrobe," 8 May 2018 Looking sleek and comfy in black tights, boots, and a leather jacket — and more gorgeous than ever, even without a bit of makeup — Jennifer chases her dynamic duo around the photo studio and tries to cajole them into eating a nutritious breakfast. Lori Berger, Redbook, "Jennifer Lopez: Why She's Not Giving Up the Spotlight for the Sandbox," 13 Apr. 2010 The Romeos are super stable (thanks to Goodyear rubber outsoles), protective, and comfy for long hours. Blair Braverman, Outside Online, "Summer's Best Workwear for Men and Women," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of comfy

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for comfy

by shortening & alteration — see comfort entry 1

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English Language Learners Definition of comfy

: physically comfortable

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